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. first lady michelle obama, jill biden have made veterans and their families a very high profile priority. the president did not have to mention osama bin laden in the state of the union this year because osama bin laden is dead thanks to the navy s.e.a.l.s. the man who killed osama bin laden has some ideas about what the government can do to help men and women like him as they are coming home. he told members of congress who met with him in secret, they had to meet in secret, he can has a plan to help make things better. joining us is aaron glantz, with the organization that coreported with "esquire." he has spent seven years covering the war in iraq and what awaits iraq and afghanistan veterans. the war comes home, washington's battle against america's veterans. aaron glantz, thank you very much for joining us tonight. >> my pleasure. >> what do we know about the meeting between this navy s.e.a.l. and members of congress on the day of the state of the union last week? obviously his identity has to be shrouded for safety reasons. but do we know if he had a receptive audience when he met
to toast with water. >>> michelle obama's let's move initiative secelebrating a thir year anniversary. >> hi, we're here in the white house kitchen looking for a healthy snack to eat. >> hey, i bet you can get anything you want in this kitchen. about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. i took something for my sinuses, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! [ angry gibberish ] >>> today, the world's biggest retailer walmart reported a nearly 9% jump in profit last quarter but the company warning economi
wasserman-schultz, and then the big bang theory. michelle obama reveals to rachel ray the real reason behind her stylish new ' do. >> this is my midlife crisis, the bangs. i couldn't get a sports car. they won't let me bungee jump. instead i cut my bangs. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. because every flake is double-toasted... splashed with sweet honey... and covered in rich double-roasted peanuts. mmm. [ hero ] yummy. [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. it's super delicious! >>> and a royal update today. the duchess of cambridge has made her first public appearance. she's back to work. the first appear yns of the year since having to cancel all of her engagements in december as she recovered from acute morning sickness. the mother to be braved the wind and chill today in london smiling for the cameras on her way to london's hope house, a center for women and one of many charities that catherine supports. the new addition to the
congressman ron barbara. the parents of hadiya pendleton will be among the guests of first lady michelle obama. she attended hadiya's funeral on saturday and police lieutenant brian murphy hit by 15 bullets responding to the temple shooting last august in wisconsin. newtown victims and first responders also there tonight including a teacher wounded but that survived and rocker turned activist ted nugent who was investigated by the secret service after telling an nra convention, quote, if barack obama's elected i'll be dead or in jail next year this time. he'll be the guest of texas congressman stockman and steve gutierrez a leading voice of immigration reform bringing undocumented immigrant, the south carolina husband and father of two where citizens and fighting deportation and speaker john boehner's guests are a small business owner and an ex-bat boy for the cincinnati reds. mark murray joining us. a guest list says a lot about anyone, having a party at the home or a state of the union. here we have the more controversial guest on the list, i think most people would agree is ted nugent. texa
to be that first lady michelle obama will be at the funeral, which will make this even more of a national scale tragedy than it already is. now it's time for the last word with lawrence o'donnell. have a great night. >>> feeling sorry for karl rove yet? he is having a lot of trouble getting republicans to listen to him these days. maybe he shouldn't have wasted 100 million of their dollars on the last election. >> we >> will the republican change the substance of their position? >> we need to do better. >> what's going on inside the republican party? >> they've gotten spanked a couple of times. >> better conservative candidates and win. >> on the official republican side, you have karl rove. >> karl rove has a new super pac to get rid of candidate like steve king. >> some people believe to get rid of todd akin. >> the female body has ways to shut that down. >> the republican party ought to split. >> better conservative candidates and win. >> but they are not walking the walk. >> washington has to deal with its spending problem. >> the looming budget war. >> i've had enough of it. time to act. >
not to pat ourselves on the back too much. not yet. tomorrow first lady michelle obama is returning to her hometown of chicago. she is returning to attend an event that should not even be taking place. she is returning to attend the funeral of a child killed by gun violence. 15-year-old hadiya pendleton was shot and killed in chicago on january 29th. she was huddled with a group of kids taking cover from a rainstorm after school when a gunman opened fire and shot hadiya in the back and killed her. hadiya was an honor student. she was a majorette. and in fact, she just performed at president obama's inauguration last month. and she was killed about a mile from the president's home on the south side of chicago. hadiya's story reminds us again that while the mass murder of children in newtown was an unspeakable horror, it is thankfully rare. and while the manhunt in los angeles is a terrifying spectacle, it too is rare. what gun violence is in this country is hadiya pendleton, a teenaged girl killed in her own neighborhood in chicago. we have some political will right now coalescing around gu
'll get reaction from the white house. >>> plus, first lady michelle obama -- well, she is finally explaining, not that she has to, but she's explaining the motivation for her new hairstyle. the huffington post called total shock to the system. >> i couldn't get a sports car. they won't let me bungee jump. so, instead, i cut my bangs here. >> so you went for the bangs? >>> time for "your business" entrepreneur of the week. joanne and christy created decorations for the school lockers when others wanted to buy them, too, they created locker looks. for more, watch "your business" sunday mornings at 7:30 on msnbc. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement
in colorado. >>> all that -- >> the second obama term is starting out with bangor two. >> michelle obama's formal portrait. >> a former senator now admitting he had a secret love child with the daughter of another former senator. >> when did the senate become "the jerry springer show?" when did that happen? >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> a woman called 911 because she needed cigarettes. >> hello. i need some cigarettes. >> you don't see me calling 911 because i ran out of jokes. not anymore, anyway. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." a storm is threatening nearly 30 million people in the midwest. it could be the worst weather to hit the region in 20 years. there are white outconditions. people in kansas are being urged to stay off the road. one person has been killed in a storm related crash in oklahoma. in the west it snowed in tucson arizona. look at this. the world golf championship was suspended. blizzard warnings were posted in parts of arizona. >> we have a big mess in the midwest as you have been alluding to. here's what it looks like on
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big surprise at the end for viewers was the first lady, michelle obama, gave out the best picture award. watch this. >> it's hard but you can't hold grudges. it's hard but you can't hold grudges. and it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is that you got to get up. >>gretchen: that was the best line of the night. we were supposed to hear from the first lady there. she actually was the surprise guest to announce "argo." as a winner. that line should be playing across the schools for all kids today what ben affleck just said. >>brian: he came out, he won. one of the other producers spoke first. george clooney didn't say anything. what was interesting is jack ni coleson walks out. i thought this is going to be clint eastwood-esque. then he gives it to the first lady of the united states who ends up naming the winner. >> ben affleck was referring to the fact that he was not nominated for best director's award. >>gretchen: he was not nominated at all. it was interesting to remember he started with "good will hunting." i had f
michelle obama has off. first of all she looks gorgeous. >> i am sure you watch like me in the pajamas. she is all dressed up. >> look at her she is all dressed up at her house watching the oscars. that is so they could promote they don't want to have funding for the arts taking away. >> do you think says seth mcfarlane was good. >> i liked some of the jokes some of it was weird. >> he was try to be different. >> i'd like to when he said he was going to make tommy lee last. >> the key is that will let him do it again then you will know if he was good. >> i am going to get snow. >> i like to watch it like you right. you are looking terrible you are at home and you have on no makeup which i know gary you rarely wear makeup. >> null. i was all dressed up. i had on a suit and a clean white shirt. >> we will see a letteaeter. get whatever you want, baby. hmm. let's just share a 20 piece. [ internal ] 20 mcnuggets, for only $4.99? oh, man. she's beautiful smart and sensible. jackpot. [ crewperson ] anything else? [ male announcer ] mcdonald's crispy, juicy chicken mcnuggets are now part of the ex
lady michelle obama's stop in chicago to attend the funeral of 15-year-old hydeia pendleton who was shot and killed a week after performing for the president at the inauguration. but then the president's words of gun violence which have made frequent appearances since the shooting in newtown, and we heard him talk about another subject which is a topic but until recently conspicuously absent from the presidential rhetoric. >> today, a family that works hard with minimum wage salary still lives beneath the poverty level. chicago is full of factories that have been packed up, and the pockets of poverty where adults are still looking for the first job. >> yep, the president said the "p" word, poverty. it appeared multiple times in the president's talk in chicago. as of late, the president has been preoccupied with poverty than we have seen him in the past. in fact, we took a look at all of the state of the union addresses of the first term, and from the inauguration speech and this week's state of the union, he has mentioned poverty in the last four weeks than he has in the last fo
the lives of the women who serve as a first ladies from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night at 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. what the program earlier live at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> saturday, booktv is in savannah, ga., for live coverage of the savannah book festival, starting at 10:15 eastern with vice-president al gore on "the future." at 1:30, cnn's chief washington correspondent jake tapper on the war in afghanistan in "the outpost." gary willslock, asks, "why priests?" this is live on saturday at c- span2, starting at 10:15. >> "washington journal" continues. host: marsha blackburn joins us. a republican from tennessee. good morning. president obama has been on a tour is a visiting places like georgia, north carolina. we saw him give the state of the union address. how are republicans getting some air time? what is your message this week as the president takes his message to the street? guest: how unfortunate that he chose to leave d.c. then rather trying to sit down with us of trying to address the nation
. he is playing in florida. we know he is taking a weekend off to play golf. we heard that michelle obama has sent the president a tweet saying honey, call home. >>> my panel today for the big three. let's get to your must read. what is it? >> amanda becker has a story about the future of the voting rights act which is getting its day at the supreme court at the end of the month. >> what is your must read? >> the real cost of shrinking government. this idea of cutting the government is always a big abstraction. read this argument and find out what it really means. >> did you have one big take away from that? >> i mentioned it in the first segment. if you have a kid who is benefitting from head start if you happen to be one of these people that flies and stands in line at airports, if you go to national parks, all of those face cutbacks from the sequester. >> robert, how about yours? >> you know how every organization has a new kid on the block. today's "new york times" has a great story on senator from texas about not respecting senatet traditions. it is a must read. >> all three of
. >> rachael: today... [cheers and applause] >> rachael: first lady michelle obama is popping in for a visit. >> this is my mid-life crisis the bangs. >> rachael: she's not here to borrow a cup of sugar. >> i have a question for you, i'm always asking you to do stuff. will you join me? >> rachael: i'm packing a bag as we speak. then...we have them all strapped in. >> i know. it oddly feels good. >> rachael: "survivor's" jeff probst is taking a lie detector test. >> i feel guilty already. >> rachael: no we are not giving him immunity. do you obsess about your hair? >> yes, and i just got a new haircut. >> rachael: and a new book. "slow cooker week" week is cooking up steam with help from the lovely nigella lawson. >> this is ridiculous. [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] >> rachael: hey, everybody. how are you? today's show is a lot about answering your questions and hopefully solving a couple problems and we're going to start the show by playing a little "q & ray." up first, we have -- i knows, cute, right? q&a and "q & ray." up first, a question from a viewe
portrait of first lady michelle obama. >> if we could put eye lashes on you you'd look so sexy. >> it feels so right to me. >> a former senator now admitting he had a secret love child with the daughter of another former senator. >> when did the senate become "the jerry springer show." >> on "cbs this morning." >> a woman called 911 and because she ran out of cigarettes. >> hello? >> hello, i need some cigarettes. >> you don't see me calling 911 because i run out of jokes do you? not anymore, anyway. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." dangerous storm is threatening more than 30 million people in the midwest. it could be the worst weather to hit the region in two years, already there are near whiteout conditions in colorado one of 18 states under a winter storm warning or advisory. >>> people in kansas are being urged to stay off the roads. state offices have been closed until tomorrow morning. one person has been killed in a storm-related crash in oklahoma. to the west, it snowed in tucson, arizona. look at this the world golf championship match play tourn
a kick at rewards common shares of a the other high point of the night. >> michelle obama presented the oscar to the film of the year. >> and the oscar goes to our argo . >> life o fpi one the most oscars including best director. >> life of pi. >> he paid one of the greatest presidents in history and daniel day-lewis made history of is on becoming the first male actor to win three oscars. >> i am so grateful to this account for this honor. >> everyone was on their feet when silver linings playbook won for best as actor. >> said macfarlane struck a cheeky some from the beginning dduring stars and poking fun of himself in a visit from captain kirk music was the theme of the night and the show both the full throated performances from the cast of chicago, a dream girls and the les miserables . >> music was a memorable part of a 50th anniversary to james bond. >> there was a standing ovation at the singe after the r belting out gold finger. >> adele won the oscar for best song. >> barbara streisand returned to the stage to sing memories. the biggest winner remember his last time earning
's less pressure and honor in that. when i think of role models i think of michelle obama and anna winter and people like that with proven track records. i'm still growing and there's still work to do. >> reporter: minor's career advice for other women, surround yourself with a great team, make time for yourself and be grateful for what you have. she also says if you're considering a career switch, just go for it because, savannah, face it none of us are younger. >> way to put a fine point on it. she is pretty inspiring. thank you very much. >>> how does steve harvey keep his figure? he will tell us about the diet he's on right now. it's a cleanse. but first -- he's very clean. first this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: "today's" kitchen is brought to you by new smooth roast coffee, only at burger king, where taste is king. >>> back now at 8:51 with "today's" kitchen. on the lighter side. this morning, we take a look at the martha's vineyard diet detox, a tough 21-day regime with juices and soups only for three weeks. >> the author behind one pound a day. she's a registered nurse and has
-mails. for "cbs this morning," chip reid. >>> first lady michelle obama attends a funeral for a 15-year-old shot to death in the epidemic of gun violence. high dehigh high de hideya pendleton was shot by a gang member in a case of mistaken identity. >>> it is now 7:20. time now to take a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >>> tomorrow night cbs will broadcast the 55th annual grammy awards show from los angeles, but just thing back to a year ago to the eve of the last grammy show when we learned that whitney houston had died. to her fans in the music industry, it was shocking. the show did go on but a much different show than was planned just a day earlier. >> i thought we had great approach to the show. it felt like me sounded like me. so it was great. i was really excited about what was to come. >> it has so much fwoim for it. the return of debt. ♪ >> i was in the middle of rehearsing adele who had come back from voice surgery. it was pretty exciting. we were pretty wrapped up with that and one of the cameramen came on the p.l. and said that he just hea
michelle obama and up there in her box and they were saluted by the president by their courage in speaking out in the wake of her tragic murder and the president used her death as well as the deaths of others who have been gunned down with her, via newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado to make a push for gun control. take a listen. >> hadiya's parents, are in the chamber along with two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. >> they deserve a vote. he was pushing for a vote on gun control. if you look at the numbers in terms of homicides and the strong gun control in the year in the city of chicago, take a listen to this, 41 shooting related murders this year and 809 guns seized nine times the new york of new york city. and last year, over 900 shootings in the president's home towns and 7400 guns seized. and that's why he could be having an uphill climb in washington trying to get a ban on assault weapons although they're confident inside the white house that there's going to be bipartisan support for universal background checks, something we
lady from martha washington to michelle obama in a first of its kind profit for television. season one begins 9:00 eastern and pacific. watch the program earlier in the day at 2:00 on c-span. >> now, a conversation with marsha blackburn. this is 35 minutes. host: marsha blackburn joins us. a republican from tennessee. good morning. president obama has been on a tour is a visiting places like georgia, north carolina. we saw him give the state of the union address. how are republicans getting some air time? what is your message this week as the president takes his message to the street? guest: how unfortunate that he chose to leave d.c. then rather trying to sit down with us of trying to address the nation's problems. jobs, the economy, out of control spending -- we would have loved to have had the opportunity to talk to him and work with him. the way republicans are getting our message out is through what i call the network of you. is our constituents. you have seen republicans very active on social media this week. you're seeing us a very active with a telephone and town halls. we're t
right now. >>> first lady michelle obama will be at today's funeral for 15-year-old chicago honor student and band majorette who was gunned down one week after performing at president obama's inauguration festivities. she had no gang affiliation and was likely not the intended target. but a week after the inauguration she died of gun violence in chicago. >>> a new study from the national cancer institute shows women who get mammograms yearly instead of every two years do not reduce their risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer. researchers examined the records of about 140,000 women and found no benefit in having the more frequent exams. they did find harm, however. the more times women were screened, the greater their odds of getting a false positive. >> i would love to talk to elizabeth cohen about that. >>> possible evidence there may be life on other planets, and it's coming from this planet. take a look. this is what scientists believe to be the first living bacteria or life form found in antarctica. a half mile below the surface. if cells can survive here, in theory, they
this moment as well from oscar night when michelle obama announced the win er winner for best picture "argo." the shot on the left is what actually aired. look at the shot on the right, this is a picture of the first lady as it aired in iran. they covered up her shoulders and moved up the whole front of the dress. this is because of iran's strict sensors, really ironic given the fact that what she was announcing was that "argo" was the best picture of the year, which was about u.s. hostages that were taken in iran. so they said we don't mind about the movie but we're going to cover up the shoulders and the sleeves. bill: they did a pretty good job. i said which one is the real one. martha: the dress she wore was beautiful. bill: they would be lucky to get macfarlane back. martha: i think they'll be knocking at his door. bill: at the end of our show we are going to do a show thune ours. that's what he specializes in. he has covered olympic runner oscar pistorius for years and now this south african sports reporter questions if he ever knew who oscar was in the first place. we're going to tal
of first lady michelle obama. everyone -- everyone is talking about her hair. the first lady debuted the new style last month, just in time for her husband's inauguration. she said it was part of her midlife crisis. instead of bungee jumping, she got bangs. >>> chaos and confusion captured over the phone as a deadly incident unfolds. >> 911. what's your emergency? >> yeah. i think somebody is shot. >> so disturbing. more on this and the other 911 calls in a vie lept caolent cal shooting spree. >> and the truth about mars. why we might need to rethink the red planet nickname. s you may nw that your mouth is under attack, from food particles and bacteria. try fixodent. it helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. ♪ the in their portfolio, isent of invesunexpected risk.to find bny mellon has the vision and experience to help. we look at the full picture... to uncover risk, find opportunities, and create a plan that's best suited for you. bny mellon. progress-oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso
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there with michelle obama in the gallery during the state of the union. bill: that is true, but most people thought it was talking about sandy hook. and newtown. >> you're asking me, bill, is he talking about protecting our children, american children, i think -- and clearly, if you're talking about this moment, and why the gun debate has emerged with such power at this moment i don't think there is anyway to get around what happened in newtown. you look at the poll numbers, the poll numbers were that most americans just add given up on this topic. they thought nothing could be done, the nra was too influential. now more americans are saying, including republicans and members of the nra it's rational, it makes sense to have strong background checks. bill: you wonder if americans think new gun laws will work. >> some polls have shown that 60-some percent don't know that. >> when you ask about universal background checks it's overwhelming. people think it's a good idea. as i said people who own guns think it's a good idea. i think what people are worried about and what mary catherine is referring to
now that president obama wants to kill terrorists with drones? michelle malkin at the top of the hour. >> steve: tim geithner writing a book about the financial crisis what should it be titled? e-mail us your ideas it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua trees? ... on up to 25 devices. so you can spend less time... yea, the golden barrels... managing wireless costs and technology and more time driving your business potential. looks like we're going to need to order more agaves... ah! oh! ow! ... and more bandages. that's powerful. sharble data plus unlimited talk and text. now save $50 on a droid razr maxx hd by motorola. to take a centrum silver multivitamin every day. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term health benefits for men over 50. the one they used in that study... centrum silver. that's what i take. my doctor! he knows his stuff. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied. centru
michelle obama is spending the weekend on ski slopes of aspen and the president is in florida golfing with staffers and friends. ambassador susan rice appeared on the daily show, answered questions about the benghazi attack. the question was posed why could to government agencies not get the story straight about the benghazi attack. listen to the answer. >> the bigger tragedy is we spent all the months trying figure out the origins of talking points. in my opinion, not enough time doing the service that we owed to our fallen colleagues that were lost. >> ambassador rice, withdrew her name for consideration can of secretary of state after republicans demanded answers of why show called the attack spontaneous. up next. girls with guns. the majority of gun owners aremen but that does not mean that women are not packing heat. we will look at that next, you are watching msnbc, the place for politics. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief
their message. they need to follow the footsteps of the likes of michelle obama who goes on every entertainment show. they need to force themselves on the rosters of these late night comedy shows and other venues where young people especially need to be educated. >> brian: i think john boehner should go on "red eye" tonight and we'll see are it goes. >> there you go, book him! >> steve: that's alternative thinking. michelle, we've talked about this before, the president of the united states has a very compliant mainstream media. so if his message is getting out there, it's thanks to the people in the press corps who are taking pretty much exactly what he's saying, putting it out there. you hardly ever hear anybody in the mainstream media say, did you realize the president of the united states invented the sequester? he was for it before he was against it? >> yeah. well, spread the word. there are alternate ways to do this. social media. they need to use youtube and facebook and really get out to nontraditional constituents because these are the people who will bare the most of the burden in dec
of the women who served as first lady. from martha washington to michelle obama. a first of its kind project for television. season one begins monday night at nine clock -- 9:00 eastern. >> e-house committee held a hearing on management at the department of homeland security. -- the house committee held a hearing on management at the department of homeland security. south carolina congressman jeff duncan shared the hour and a half long hearing. -- cheered the hour and a half long hearing. -- chaired the hour and a half long hearing. > >> the committee on homeland security, subcommittee on oversight and management efficiency will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of the department of homeland security and how wisely they are spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by extending a warm welcome to other members of the subcommittee. i am looking forward to working with ranking member ryan barber as we both share a strong commitment to us border security and ensuring our border agents receive the support they need to protect the homeland. ryan and i attended t
with former d.c. public schools chancellor michelle re, what she would lake to see president obama do to reform the country's schools, "meet the press" nbc.com. that's all if it's sunday it's "meet the press." >>> very good president's day morning to you. right now on "first look," shocking news from the country music world. 37-year-old singer mindy mccready who's been plagued by personal troubles through the years has been found dead of an apparent suicide. >>> republicans lashed out at the obama administration in a leaked draft of the president's immigration reform proposal. >>> danica patrick makes history in daytona. >>> a new hope for han solo. >>> and the nation's greatest presidents immortalized in cheddar? very good morning to you. nice to see you this morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. the world of country music has lost a memorable voice. mindy mccready dolphin of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. she sold more than three million albums overshadowed by alcohol abuse and stints in rehab. >> reporter: mindy mccready started her rise to stardom in 1996 with her debut alb
this year than last year, none of them mention obama's extravagant life tile obama flying off to florida and michelle off to aspen, 185,000 an hour on air force one, none of them. >> sean, they're dumb and they're lazy, and they're also dishonest. if these cuts are going to trigger all those things, cutting the defense, we're not going to have defense or a police force, 70,000 school children can't go to school and we can't test our needs, the whole world is coming to an end. the question is, whose idea was this? this was obama's idea. no one's pointing that one out. >> sean: i am. >> and secondly, as we all know, sean, this isn't going to cost any of those things. >> if this 86 billion dollars, that's 2% of the budget. 2%. >> and it's nothing, and anybody watching this show right now, if you had to cut 2% of your household budget, could you do it? especially if the household budget was out of control in the spending? of course you could, so that's entertaining 6 billion, what they're saying, more than 22 billion, so it's-- there's nothing, none of this is going to happen, but this is ju
of money at stake here. and that has been a real advantage for them in the past. but president obama is spending real political capital on this. his second term is just beginning and he has spent more time, more public time on this issue than anything else. that's important. >> now, they're being rocked, michelle. we've not seen the nra rocked and wobbling on their heels like they're being treated now. look at what happened with nra ceo wane lapierre on fox news on sunday. he was actually getting calledy. watch this. >> one of the points of that ad that i want to ask you about is you made it a class argument, the rich, the elite. they have bodyguards. they have security. >> sure. >> and mayor bloomberg has it. i'll tell you somebody else who has security. you do. >> sometimes, yeah. >> on capitol hill, you had security. today you have security. does that make you an out-of-touch elite because you have security? >> i don't deny anybody the right to security when they need it. >> my children went to the same school that the obama children went to many years ago. >> a third of the schoo
are just a few things that congresswoman michele bachmann got wrong during the republican primary debates. she said president obama canceled the keystone pipeline. simply not true. she didn't seem to know libya is in africa. she denied ever saying that hpv vaccine was dangerous, but she had said it was potentially dangerous in a previous debate. she said president obama had agreed to just $21 billion in budget cuts when the real number was $917 billion over ten years. she repeated a popular republican lie about obama care taking $500 billion from medicare recipients. here is another claim she made about obama care. >> the cbo, the congressional budget office has said that obama care will kill 800,000 jobs. what could the president be thinking by passing a bill like this knowing full well it will kill 800,000 jobs? >> well, the congressional budget office never said obama care would kill jobs. one of bachmann's more interesting mistakes happened outside the debate stage. >> just like john wayne was from waterloo, iowa, that's the kind of spirit that i have too. >> spirit. john wayne wasn't
chancellor michelle re, what she would lake to see president obama do to reform the country's schools, meethepressnbc.com. that's all for today. we will be back next week and happy birthday to our executive producer, falls on a sunday, betsy fisher. if it's sunday it's "meet the press." >>> good sunday. i'm craig melvin. the latest week in washington is from 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >> the president torpedoing his plan. >> the only way to get something done is with with a bipartisan agreement. >> i believe we are making progress on a bipartisan basis. i believe we can come up with a product. >> i hope that -- >> just a few months after the post election high anointing immigration reform as the next big issue, what is going to get done? we will talk about that plus two veterans of capitol hill may be about to change their tune on the president's pick to head up the pentagon. we will talk to bob carey about what all of that means. >> mr. president, we will stand and fight throughout this country as americans for our freedom. >> the gun rights groups say they are working to protect the
the republicans twist in the wind. same on guns to your question you asked michelle. what president clinton did in 1994 was to principally build out a coalition with law enforcement, with teachers, with parents, and they occupied the political center which is exactly what president obama is doing right now while the nra occupies the extreme political fringe opposing common sense things that 9 out of 10 americans support. >> julian, let me follow up on that. i agree with you. at the same time at the same point we're going to need a cadre of republican votes to get these things done. the more they fracture, yes, we can stand back and kind of let it happen. at the same time, we've got to make sure we're able to get the republican votes that we need to make sure we actually deliver on the promise. >> and i think that's exactly right, karen. and i think what you do to my earlier point is you begin to identify those 30 to 40 republicans that you think you can get, and you build out these coalitions in their districts. that can be done in a number of places as we have seen from some of the polling dat
of the reality show she starred in. alex? >> michelle, thank you so much for that. >>> now to washington. in his weekly address today, president obama doubled down on his opposition to cutting entitlements as the deadline for sequestration draws here. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training. or medicare and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealthiest are asked to do nothing more. that won't work. we can't just cut our way to prosperity. >> joining me now, democratic congressman adam schiff, member of the house appropriations committee. nice to see you again. >> good to see you, thank you. >> we have less than two weeks until the sequester goes into effect. do you think a deal, reached? >> unfortunately i don't think so. i think in the house of representatives in particular, the gop leadership has reached the conclusion that they want the sequester to go into effect, at least temporarily. it's a way of managing
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